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Part of Australia's charm is its history. It also makes for some great places to visit! So take a journery down Australia's timeline & see what you can discover, or even learn.

2021

20 July

South Australia pauses travel to New Zealand after snap lockdown declared in state. [Covid-19]

2021

05 July

South Australia once again allowed to travel to New Zealand provided they hadn't visited a designated hotspot. [Covid-19]

2021

05 March

First Australian to receive the Oxford–AstraZeneca vaccine

2020

24 March

South Australia closed their borders, with all interstate arrivals being required to self-isolate for 14 days. [Covid19]

2008

13 February

Longest heatwave for an Australian capital city recorded in Adelaide.

1873

13 December

Adelaide Cricket Ground is opened

1872

06 May

Adelaide General Post Office (GPO) opens

1871

03 February

South Australian Parliament voted to legalise the right for a man to marry his dead wife's sister

1802

08 April

Captain Matthew Flinders named Encounter Bay when he met Nicolas Baudin, the commander of the Baudin expedition, who was on a similar expedition for the French government.

Things to See

  • Admirals Arch

    Admirals Arch

  • Brighton Beach

    Brighton Beach

  • Rundle Mall

    Rundle Mall

  • State Library of South Australia

    State Library of South Australia

  • The Pink Roadhouse

    The Pink Roadhouse

  • Victoria Square Fountain

    Victoria Square Fountain



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